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Man convicted for the murder of Racine native Bobbie Jo Oberholtzer

The cold case of who murdered Racine native Bobbie Jo Oberholtzer is closed after a jury in Colorado convicted 71-year-old Alan Phillips on Sept. 15 of her murder and that of another woman. Oberholtzer, 29, and Annette Schnee, 21, were shot to death on Jan. 6, 1982, outside of Breckenridge, Colorado, while hitchhiking from Breckenridge […]

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Feeding America hosts Mobile Food Pantry Aug. 24 at Park High School

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin and Washington Park High School host a Mobile Food Pantry together every fourth Wednesday of the month. This month the event will take place on Aug. 24. This food pantry is bringing healthy food directly to areas that are in need. Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin has refrigerated trucks to transport food […]

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Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, Park High School to host Mobile Food Pantry every 4th Wednesday

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin and Washington Park High School will host a Mobile Food Pantry on every 4th Wednesday of the month. The food pantry is bringing healthy food directly to areas that are in need. Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin has refrigerated trucks to transport food in pre-packaged boxes. The boxes of food will b […]

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Racine’s Mertins added to UW-Whitewater’s 2021-2022 Bowling Roster

The UW-Whitewater bowling team has added Racine native Caitlin Mertins to this season’s roster. Mertins, a graduate of Washington Park High School, will bowl this weekend to kick off the 2021-2022 season at McKendree’s Bearcat Hammer Open starting Friday at St. Clair Bowl in Fairview Heights, IL. The Warhawks are ranked fourth in the National […]

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Mt. Pleasant’s Abel Earns Spot on 2021-22 UW-Whitewater Men’s Swimming, Diving Roster

Joshua Abel, a native of Mt. Pleasant, WI, and graduate of Washington Park High School, will compete for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men’s swimming and diving team during the 2021-22 season, which begins this Saturday. Abel, a freshman at UW-Whitewater, is majoring in elementary education. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men’s and women’s swimming and diving […]

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Racine JROTC Instructors to be Named Assembly ‘Hometown Heroes’

The Wisconsin State Assembly will recognize Major Jason Hauser and Sergeant First Class Guadalupe Berrios Jr. from Racine Unified School District as “Hometown Heroes” at the upcoming Assembly session on May 15th. Major Hauser and Sergeant First Class Berrios were nominated by their State Representative, Bob Wittke (R-Racine), for their role as Junior Reserve Officers’ […]

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Michael “Mikey” Zicarelli Loved To Make People Laugh

Michael Angelo Zicarelli, “Mikey”, 63, passed away on Tuesday at his residence after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease, surrounded by family.  He was born in Racine on October 21, 1954 to Michael and Rose (Nee: Seehafer) Zicarelli. Mike graduated from Washington Park High School “Class of 1972”.   He was employed by Marquette Distributing, then, […]